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  • The long journey of 'local' seafood to your plate

    The long journey of 'local' seafood to your plate
    Another glorious Golden State summer is upon us. San Joaquin Valley peaches are at their height and rolling in to farmers markets from Silver Lake to Mar Vista. Alice Waters' foragers are plucking Napa zucchini blossoms for the chefs at Berkeley's Chez Panisse. Barbecues in Sonoma are primed for grilling Niman Ranch grass-fed steaks.
  • Singapore car salesman jailed for gambling away $280k Maserati deposit

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Performance, Etc., Government/Legal, Maserati, Luxury Kenny Rogers' country classic The Gambler is right about two things: you gotta know when to hold'em and know when to fold'em. A former Maserati salesman in Singapore is...

    Four rhinos killed in Kenya's worst poaching attack in years

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Two armed gangs killed four rhinos for their horns in rural Kenya this week in possibly the worst rhino poaching incident in the country in more than 25 years, the spokesman for Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said on Friday. Poaching...

    Britain 'seriously concerned' over Hong Kong press freedom

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - A British government report on Hong Kong expresses "serious concerns" about press freedom and self-censorship in its former colony and about reports that leading British banks had pulled advertising from a local pro-democracy...

    Alhambra police work social media beat to reach Chinese speakers

    Alhambra police work social media beat to reach Chinese speakers
    An estranged daughter tearfully confronts her family at Twohey's Restaurant and refuses to leave. A few minutes later, the call dings into the laptop in Alhambra Police Sgt. Eddie Rodriguez's cruiser. He steps on the gas as his partner for the day,...